SIP-adus Workshop 2018 Held in Tokyo
November 20, 2018
From November 13-15, 2018, NEDO and the Cabinet Office jointly held the fifth session of workshops under the Cross-Ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program for the Innovation of Automated Driving for Universal Services (SIP-adus).
SIP-adus workshops bring together the world's leading experts to gain a common understanding of the challenges involved in automated driving and discuss solutions for building advanced automated driving systems.
SIP-adus workshops are internationally recognized as an important venue for automated driving issues, and for this session, around 40 experts were invited to describe efforts made to overcome challenges in their respective countries, as well as present the latest findings on Dynamic Mapand other areas of research and development. Speakers included representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the European Commission, and various other countries.
Japanese participants included representatives from the ministries involved in SIP-adus. Experts from the private sector also presented the outcomes of their research and development activities and posters relevant to the workshop were also displayed at the venue.
Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination Noriyuki Koda delivering speech